Toyota monitoring suppliers to ensure disaster readiness

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015
When Hurricane Patricia slammed into Mexico last month, it offered Toyota Motor Corp. an opportunity to test its supplier monitoring system.

U.S. probes Bosch in VW cheating scandal, report says

2:36 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 19, 2015 | UPDATED: 11/19/15 4:43 pm ET - adds details
U.S. authorities are investigating German auto supplier Robert Bosch over its role in Volkswagen's massive scheme to cheat U.S. emission standards, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Japanese supplier INOAC agrees to $2.35 million U.S. price-fixing fine

3:35 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 19, 2015
Japanese supplier INOAC agreed to plead guilty to fixing prices -- and pay a $2.

Auto execs expect uptick in M&A deals through 2016

3:36 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 16, 2015
Global automotive merger and acquisition activity is expected to increase in the next 12 months, according to a recent survey of auto executives.

Takata crisis hands rival Autoliv chance to go big in Japan

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 11, 2015
Sweden's Autoliv could capitalize on the crisis engulfing its rival Takata by finally extending its global leadership to the one major auto hub it...

Tower explores sale of European business

1:14 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 11, 2015
Auto parts supplier Tower International Inc. is considering selling its European operations.

Auto industry shift to aluminum slower than expected, Novelis warns

1:56 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015
Novelis, the world's largest rolled aluminum producer, warned on Monday that plans to shift rolling mill capacity to automotive body sheet are...

Suppliers give Tesla high praise for innovation

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015
Tesla has cracked the ranks of top-performing OEMs in a survey that measures carmakers on their ability to foster innovation and adopt new technology...

The shunning of Takata

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015
The debate is over: Takata is expendable.


CEO revelations increase burden on JCI's board

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015
The Johnson Controls board must be diligent and engaged as the company executes an audacious strategy to exit its primary industry to focus on...

Magna says factory glitches to hurt profit; Q3 revenue, margins decline

7:29 am U.S. ET | Nov. 5, 2015
Magna International said operational glitches at three of its plants in North America would weigh on its earnings in the current quarter and spill...

Visteon, with new focus on electronics, swings to small profit

4:05 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 5, 2015
Visteon said today it posted a small but improved profit during the third quarter -- its first quarter as a supplier focused solely on cockpit...

Honda moves to increase diversity of supplier base

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 2, 2015
A minority-owned fuel delivery business, Hightowers Petroleum Co. in Middletown, Ohio, has landed a contract to refuel Honda Motor Co.'

Samsung, a smartphone giant, readies belated push into auto technology

11:14 am U.S. ET | Oct. 30, 2015
Samsung Electronics, the world's top smartphone maker, and its group companies are making a belated push into the business of supplying technology to...

American Axle Q3 profits rise 38%

12:00 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 30, 2015
American Axle & Manufacturing reported a 38-percent increase in third-quarter net income on the strength of sales to non-GM customers.

Delphi trims 2015 sales, profit outlook on slowdown in China

12:34 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 29, 2015
Delphi Automotive cut its annual profit and sales forecasts to below analysts' estimates as China's vehicle market slows.

BorgWarner cuts 2015 profit, sales outlook on VW woes, exchange rates

9:39 am U.S. ET | Oct. 29, 2015
Automotive supplier BorgWarner lowered its forecast for 2015 profits as its biggest customer, Volkswagen, suffers from lower sales following...

Federal-Mogul loss widens in Q3 on currency woes

4:53 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 28, 2015
Federal-Mogul reported a wider net loss of $62 million in the third quarter from a year earlier as currency fluctuations took their toll on the...

JCI to repay Michigan $3.75 million after failing to meet job targets

1:57 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 28, 2015
Johnson Controls agreed to repay the State of Michigan $3.

Bridgestone plans to buy Pep Boys retail chain for $835 million

10:20 am U.S. ET | Oct. 26, 2015
Bridgestone agreed to buy the Pep Boys retail chain for about $835 million, pushing deeper into an auto-parts industry that has benefited from...

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